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Sneak Peek of the Works for the Upcoming Show…

As some of you already know Erik Koeppel and I are busy getting ready for our upcoming show ‘Recovering the American Sublime’ at The Pace Galleries of Art , at Fryeburg Academy, in Fryeburg, Maine, Opening May 6th 2017, (reception Open to the public, 4 to 7pm)

Here is some of the works that will be in the show for those of you who might not be able to make it….

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The Basin Evans Notch, 24 x 48in. 
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Sunset in the Mountains, 8 x 11in. 
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Storm clouds Approaching Black Mountain, 7x 10in.
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Scene of Sunrise , 24 x 36in.
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Crawford Notch, Saco Lake, 11 x 16in. 
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The Basin, Evans Notch, 14 x 24in.
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Echo Lake, Franconia Notch, 24 x 36in. 
RTCrawford Notch Framed Black background _ Lauren Sansaricq_ Oil on Canvas-2
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Crawford Notch _ Lauren Sansaricq_ Oil on paneWeb l
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Clouds Passing at Sunset_Lauren Sansaricq_12x18in_Web
Clouds Passing at Sunset, 12 x 18 in. 
Acadian Scene in Moonlight_Lauren Sansaricq_web_18x24in. oil on panel
Arcadian Scene in Moonlight, 18 x 24in. 
Autumn time_Lauren Sansaricq_8x8in_Web
A walk in Autumn, 8×8 in. 
Lauren Sansaricq_Forest Interior_8x10in. oil on panelWeb
Forest Interior, 8 x 10in. 
Lauren Sansaricq _ Eagle Cliff Franconia Notch_ Web _9 x 14 in
Eagle Cliff, Franconia Notch,  14 x 9
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Bald Head Cliff, Maine,  12 x 18in. 

For questions or inquiries about any of the works or the upcoming show contact:  Laurensansaricq@gmail.com or Call 603-383-7062

Upcoming Show: Recovering The American Sublime

I am very excited to announce the following upcoming show. Please read below the press release for more information: 

Recovering the American Sublime

New Paintings by Erik Koeppel and Lauren Sansaricq in Historical Context

Pace Galleries of Art at Fryeburg Academy

Fryeburg, Maine

Opening Reception – May 6, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m.

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The essential thesis of the 19th century American landscape painter was that by deep reflection upon the beauty of nature, one may ease their weary soul of the troubles inherent to a social being thrust into the industrialized world. Today, as humanity travels further from nature into stark modern interiors and cyberspace, artists Lauren Sansaricq and Erik Koeppel believe that a powerful vision of nature is more needed than ever before. They have thus devoted their minds to reviving an art whose intention is to bring the beauty of nature back to the forefront of human consciousness.

In this exhibition, the paintings of Koeppel and Sansaricq are displayed in juxtaposition with 19th century landscape paintings of the White Mountains. As the couple shares a studio in Jackson, NH, White Mountain subjects are prominent among scenes of New England, and even works from their travels west. The historic paintings are on loan from the collections of the Jackson Historical Society, and Bethel Historical Society, as a promised gift of Randall H. Bennett. Many of the contemporary paintings are available for sale.

The Pace Galleries of Art are open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am to 1 pm (or by appointment). Call the box office at 207-935-9232 to schedule a visit.

https://www.fryeburgacademy.org/page/event-detail?pk=6633776&fromId=211475

 

Exhibition in Salt Lake City , UT!

Happy to Announce one of my paintings will be featured in the show Changing Seasons exhibition opening in Salt Lake City, UT, March 3rd. The exhibition address is

 Zion’s Bank, Founder’s Room, 18th Floor
City Creek Center, 1 Main St.
Salt Lake City, UT

It’s a group show that will have lots of great work by contemporary realist artists. You can learn more about it on this website: http://changingseasonsartexhibit.weebly.com/

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Museum Opening and Jackson Historical Society Show and Sale , Tonight!

The Jackson Historical Society has it annual show and sale this evening from 5 to 8. There will be many available historic works from 19th century white mountain artists , also in  the show will be available works by  Me and Erik Koeppel. 

The Museum opening is also tonight. The show is called “The Jackson Five,” at The Jackson Historical Society Museum and features  5 artists who have or have had their studios in Jackson, NH: Frank Henry Shapleigh (1842-1906) , Mabel Williams (1870-1944), David Backer (1915-1999) , Erik Koeppel (1980-), Lauren Sansaricq (1990-)

This show will be on display in conjunction with the 14th Annual White Mountain Art Show and Sale. A catalog for the show will be available.To learn more about  both shows follow this link:http://www.jacksonhistory.org/artshow/reports/WebCatalogContemporaryPage3.html

Below are the works of mine that will be in both shows: 

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“Crawford Notch” 23 x 33in. 
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“Echo Lake” 24 x 36 in. 
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“View from Blackcap” 9x 14in. 
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“View of the Hayes Farm” 8 x 11in. 
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“Crawford Notch at Saco Lake” 11 x 16in. 
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“Mount Chocorua” SOLD 
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“Storm Approaching Black Mountain” 7 x 10in. 
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“Sunset in the mountains” 8 x 11in. 
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Emerald Pool  4 x 4in SOLD 

Upcoming Lecture at The Currier Museum

I am so honored to be giving a lecture on my process as a landscape painter and how it relates to the Hudson River School, Nov. 3rd between 7 and 7:30pm at The Currier Museum , in Manchester N.H.

The lecture also aligns  with a remarkable show the museum is doing on 19th century white mountain art called “Mount Washington: The Crown of New England”.

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This 19th century John Kensett painting of Mount Washington will be at the show. 

In my lecture I plan to discuss the Hudson River School artist’s approach of working from drawings and plein-air sketches to make their larger studio paintings. And more generally how these artists saw and studied nature.

 

Please join me Nov. 3rd! Should be a wonderful evening.

For more information follow this link: http://www.currier.org/

 

Recent Lecture and Demonstration at The Museum of the White Mountains

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I was so honored to lecture and demonstrate on the subject of 19th century landscape painting techniques at the Museum of the White Mountains recently.  In the lecture I talked about the common process among artists of that time to do drawings and color studies outdoors, then bring this information back to the studio to make larger studio paintings. And how these larger pictures were done in a layered process , first with an under-painting , then several layers of glazing and scummbling.  

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Here I am demonstrating the under painting phase  

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For those interested in seeing a video of my process of how to make a Winter Full Moon painting, follow this link:

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDYTUfUPEds

 

Pictures from the Bethel Historical Society Art Exhibition

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Bethel Historical Society’s exhibition opening this past weekend. For those who missed it , The exhibit and sale will continue at the Dr. Moses Mason House, Tuesday thru Friday, from 1 to 4 pm, through October 14.Here are some photos from the show: 

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My small oval painting between two beautiful benjamin champney paintings!
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And one of my favorite pieces in the show the small Samuel Colman on top!
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And me with one of my paintings